Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client (MS-6292)

Course MS-6292

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MS-6292 - Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

Introduction

This three-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7. In this course, students learn how to install, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7. Students then configure Windows 7 for network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing.


Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in:

  • Expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7.
  • Acquiring deep technical knowledge of Windows 7.
  • Learning the details of Windows 7 technologies.
  • Focusing on the "how to" associated with Windows 7 technologies.

Most of these professionals use some version of Windows client at their work place and are looking at new and better ways to perform some of the current functions.


At Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from an earlier version of Windows.
  • Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable a Windows 7 computer.
  • Configure file access and printers on a Windows 7 computer.
  • Configure network connectivity on a Windows 7 computer.
  • Configure wireless network connectivity on a Windows 7 computer.
  • Secure Windows 7 desktop computers.
  • Optimize and maintain the performance and reliability of a Windows 7 computer.
  • Configure mobile computing and remote access settings for a Windows 7 computer.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience installing PC hardware and devices.
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.
  • The skills to map network file shares.
  • Experience working from a command prompt.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.
  • Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.

Microsoft Certified Professional Exams

This will prepare the student for exam 70-680 TS: Windows 7, Configuring


Student Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.


Outline

Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7

This module explains how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 7. It also describes the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.

Lessons

  • Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
  • Configuring Application Compatibility

    Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows 7

  • Migrating Settings by using Windows Easy Transfer
  • Configuring a Reference Image of Windows 7
  • Deploying a Windows 7 Image

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.
  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrade and Migrate to Windows 7 from an earlier version of Windows.
  • Perform an image-based installation of Windows 7
  • Resolve common application compatibility issues.

    Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

    This module examines how to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired.

    Lessons

  • Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
  • Managing Disk Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
  • Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

    Lab : Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

  • Configuring Disks
  • Configuring Disk Quotas
  • Updating a Device Driver

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure disk partitions on a Windows 7 computer
  • Create and manage disk volumes
  • Manage file system fragmentation and disk quotas
  • Install and configure device drivers

    Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Computers

    This module explains how to manage access to shared folders and printers on a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, it describes how to share and secure folders, configure folder compression, and how to install, configure, and administer printing.

    Lessons

  • Overview of Authentication and Authorization
  • Managing File Access in Windows 7
  • Managing Shared Folders
  • Configuring File Compression
  • Managing Printing

    Lab : Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Computers

  • Creating and Configuring a Shared Folder for All Users
  • Configuring Shared Access to Files for Specific Users
  • Creating and Sharing a Printer

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe authentication and authorization
  • Manage file access on a Windows 7 computer
  • Create and manage shared folders
  • Configure file compression
  • Install, configure, and administer printers

    Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity

    This module explains both IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity. It also describes how to implement automatic IP Address Allocation and troubleshoot network connectivity.

    Lessons

  • Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues

    Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Configuring IPv4 Addressing
  • Configuring IPv6 Addressing
  • Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure IPv4 network connectivity.
  • Configure IPv6 network connectivity.
  • Implement automatic IP address allocation.
  • Troubleshoot common network related issues by using the tools available in Windows 7.

    Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections

    This module describes key wireless network technologies and how to configure wireless network components and the Windows 7 elements that are necessary to access wireless networks.

    Lessons

  • Overview of Wireless Networks
  • Configuring a Wireless Network

    Lab : Configuring Wireless Network Connections

  • Determining the appropriate configuration for a wireless network
  • Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the standards and technologies related to wireless network connections.
  • Configure a wireless network connection.

    Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops

    This module describes how to make a Windows 7 computer more secure while ensuring usability is not sacrificed in the process. Specifically, it describes Windows Firewall, User Account Control, Windows Defender, and Security in Internet Explorer 8.

    Lessons

  • Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
  • Securing a Windows 7 Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
  • Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
  • Configuring Windows Defender

    Lab : Configuring UAC, BitLocker, and AppLocker

  • Using Action Center
  • Configuring Local Security Policies
  • Encrypting Data
  • Configuring AppLocker

    Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and Windows Defender

  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Internet Explorer 8 Security
  • Configuring Windows Defender

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the security management features of Windows 7.
  • Configure local security policy settings on a Windows 7 computer.
  • Secure data by using EFS and BitLocker.
  • Configure application restrictions by using AppLocker.
  • Configure user account control settings.
  • Configure Windows Firewall on a Windows 7 computer.
  • Configure security-related settings in Internet Explorer to help protect a Windows 7 computer that is connected to the Internet.
  • Configure Windows Defender to help protect a Windows 7 computer against malicious software.

    Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Computers

    This module describes how to use the monitoring and configuration tools to obtain information about Windows 7 performance and how to troubleshoot performance and reliability problems.

    Lessons

  • Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
  • Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
  • Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

    Lab : Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Computers

  • Monitoring System Performance
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data
  • Configuring System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Maintain the performance of a Windows 7 computer by using performance management tools.
  • Maintain reliability of a Windows 7 computer by using the diagnostic tools.
  • Back up and restore data on a Windows 7 computer by using Windows Backup.
  • Restore a Windows 7 system by using system restore points.
  • Configure Windows Update on a Windows 7 computer.

    Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

    This module explains how to configure mobile devices and remote access. It also discusses DirectAccess and BranchCache which are new for Windows 7.

    Lessons

  • Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
  • Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
  • Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

    Lab : Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

  • Configuring Power Options
  • Configuring Remote Desktop
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Configuring BranchCache

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure mobile computer and device settings on a Windows 7 computer.
  • Configure Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance on a Windows 7 computer.
  • Configure DirectAccess on a Windows 7 computer for remote access.
  • Configure BranchCache on a branch office Windows 7 computer.

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